Playtech Live and Sony Pictures Television extend agreement for Who Wants to be a Millionaire? until 2028

By | February 23, 2024


Playtech, has announced a two-year extension to its exclusive agreement with Sony Pictures Television to produce Live experiences based on the iconic TV quiz show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? expanding across North America.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? stands as a globally renowned television game show that has captivated audiences since its inception. The Playtech Live games include many of the classic Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? TV show features such as: 50/50, Ask the Audience and Ask the Host, which gives the player the chance to have incorrect answers removed based on the level of question they have reached.

Playtech previously announced a strategic five-year partnership with Sony Pictures Television to work together to bring three games of the much-loved Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? brand into the Playtech Live digital entertainment portfolio. Following the success of Live Roulette and Live Trivia, Playtech has recently introduced an exciting addition to their line-up: Video Poker Live, inspired by the popular TV show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Playtech will be developing more dedicated Millionaire branded games, network wide.

This collaboration will extend to more territories, including the U.S, Mexico, and Canada, as Playtech continues to demonstrate their commitment to capitalising on the growing potential of the North American gaming market whilst recognising the significant player base in these regions. Furthermore, this aligns seamlessly with Playtech’s overarching strategy of partnering with popular brands to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience to players.

Sasha Uman, Chief Commercial Officer at Playtech Live comments: “Collaborating with Sony Pictures Television has been a tremendous opportunity for us.  It showcases our commitment to securing top iconic brands in the game show and entertainment industry, and our dedication to offering high-quality and innovative gaming options to the audience. It has allowed us to bring a diverse range of interactive games including Live Roulette, Live Trivia, and the latest addition, Video Poker Live inspired by the beloved Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Brand. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? has been a global favourite for many years, and we are thrilled to be able to bring the excitement of this iconic game show to players worldwide, especially to our North American audience.”

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